Tag: oxford

Thinking Aloud: A Stroll Around the Bodleian
Just thinking aloud while walking around Oxford, reflecting on how ideas are categorised. Of course, the Bodleian Library has one of the greatest collections of books on magic, alchemy and astrology. Enjoy!  
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Astrology of Now: A World Turned Upside Down
Port Meadow, Oxford, yesterday, February 16 I started to write this post in the middle of the Full Moon storm, so it’s slightly out of synch with the weather now – three days later. But I have left the words as they are because I think it works with the current slightly confused [...]
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Floods, I Ching and the Return of the Isle of Glastonbury
Port Meadow, Oxford this morning. The water level is still rising. First rain and snow, then floods.┬áThe old gods. Thousands of years ago, we’d have thrown iron into the water to propitiate them, or maybe sacrificed a white bull. Today we gaze at screens. There’s awe but surely [...]
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May Morning in Oxford
As you may know, May Day is a big deal here in Oxford. Here’s what I saw this unbelievably peachy morning. Happy May Day.
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City of Books – ha!
St Giles at Dusk by Francis Hamel. For more of his Oxford views click here. Sometimes, on a winter evening when the yellow lights in the buildings that line St. Giles cast a glow on the frozen street, I like to to imagine that I can see through the walls of stone. And behind the […]
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